SB 18-225

  • Colorado Senate Bill
  • 2018 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Apr 18, 2018
  • Passed Senate Apr 17, 2018
  • Passed House May 01, 2018
  • Signed by Governor Jun 06, 2018

Definition Of Early College High Schools


Joint Budget Committee. Under the existing statute, an early college is not subject to the requirements of the 'Concurrent Enrollment Programs Act'. The bill amends the definition of 'early college' to specify that an early college must provide only a curriculum that is designed to be completed within 4 years and includes concurrent enrollment in high school and postsecondary courses such that, when a student completes the curriculum, the student has attained a high school diploma and a postsecondary credential or at least 60 credit hours toward completion of a postsecondary credential. The state board of education must review all of the schools that it has designated as early colleges to ensure that each school meets the revised definition. A school that does not meet the revised definition will no longer be designated as an early college. The bill allows a school that is designated as an early college prior to passage of the bill to continue to receive funding through the school finance formula for students who, after completing 4 years of high school at an early college, enroll in postsecondary courses for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years. (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.) , Read More

Bill Sponsors (2)



Jun 06, 2018

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

May 11, 2018

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor


Signed by the Speaker of the House

May 09, 2018


Signed by the President of the Senate

May 01, 2018


House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 30, 2018


House Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments


House Committee on Education Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Education House Committee of the Whole

Apr 18, 2018


Introduced In House - Assigned to Education

  • Introduction

Apr 17, 2018


Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 16, 2018


Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee

Apr 13, 2018


Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

Apr 10, 2018


Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Senate Committee of the Whole Appropriations

Apr 02, 2018


Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Appropriations

  • Introduction

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee Amendment PDF
PA1 (04/11/2018) PDF
Introduced (04/02/2018) PDF
Engrossed (04/16/2018) PDF
Reengrossed (04/17/2018) PDF
Revised (04/30/2018) PDF
Rerevised (05/01/2018) PDF
Final Act (05/11/2018) PDF
Signed Act (06/06/2018) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (04/10/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (04/03/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (04/19/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note FN3 (07/23/2018) PDF


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